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Pakistan

Pakistan News

FDI drops 35pc as investors wait for economic policy changes Foreign investors largely remained shy of driving up investments in Pakistan’s economy as they waited for clarity on economic policies to be announced shortly by the new government. Foreign direct …

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Shipping

Shipping News

Shipping rates plunge on fears of trade war impact When US President Donald Trump fired the first salvos in his trade war with China, the market for hauling bulk commodities that power the Asian country’s economy responded with a surprising …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: YouTube Kids Now Lets Parents Control What Content their Children Can View: YouTube Kids has added a new feature that now lets parents whitelist videos and channels that their children can access. The feature has been rolled out to …

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Commodity

Commodity News

Oil prices mixed on China tariff talk concerns Oil prices pulled back on Friday on concerns additional U.S. tariffs would be placed on Chinese imports, after an earlier rally triggered by worries that more sanctions on Iran might constrict supply. …

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Gulf

Gulf News

Abraaj fund unit that managed $14b gets $1 bid The fund unit of the embattled private equity firm Abraaj Group, which once managed about $14 billion, reportedly received a bid from a London-based emerging market investor for $1. Private equity …

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India

India News This Week

8.2% GDP growth an outcome of reforms like gst, liberalisation of fdi norms by Modi government, says CII The 8.2 per cent economic growth in the first quarter of 2018-19 is an outcome of key reforms like GST and liberalisation …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

FATF measures assist make bank operations clean The tightening of the monitoring regime to combat terror financing and money laundering under the umbrella of the inter-governmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is a positive move for the banking industry and …

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Shipping

Shipping News

Tainted shipping fuel sparks calls for tighter quality control A wave of contaminated fuel that has clogged and damaged engines on hundreds of oil tankers and container vessels in the past months has pushed shippers to demand stricter quality controls …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: Ufone launches prepaid data roaming offer for UAE and Saudi Arabia: Keeping up to its all-time commitment of making life easier for its valued customers, Ufone has launched Prepaid Data Roaming Offer in UAE. By launching this offer in …

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Commodity

Commodity News

World oil prices steady Oil prices were steady on Friday, with US crude slipping on weak global equity markets while Brent inched up on geopolitical factors, including violent protests in Iraq. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 settled …

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